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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cracked tongue: These findings may be the manifestation of a vitamin deficiency. Have your pmd evaluate you.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
26 years experience Dentistry
So many options: Your cracked tongue could be due to many things. The best diagnosis is from your dentist. Among the possibilities, fissured tongue, geographic tongue, ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Need exam to know: There are several reasons and it is necessary to look at your tongue to be able to answer your concern. See a dentist and have your tongue examine ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Get checked out, and make sure there are no B vitamin deficiencies. Also make sure you do not have food sensitivities and have enough omega 3's.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pain?: Any pain? Best to see an oral surgeon to assess.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
45 years experience Dentistry
Nothing: Those are normal fissures in a normal tongue.
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This : This sounds like fissured tongue and can be a troubling problem. Unfortunately there is no cure and can represent a variant of normal. General recomme ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Glossitis: A fissured, cracked, and irritated tongue is commonly called glossitis. It could be due to irritation from dentures, dental work, foods, medications y ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Consultation: The tongue has natural grooves. Your situation may be normal or may be telling you that you need to brush your tongue.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore on tongue: White coated tongue can be from mouth breathing or candida. Dark sore on the tongue should be checked by a oral surgeon if no better with oral glypxid ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dentist: Hard to tell given the brief history but the problem may be from teeth grinding or clenching at night causing dental crack (if that's what you meant). ... Read More
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